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Ubuntu on Windows
Canonical developer Dustin Kirkland is a space cowboy on the great Ubuntu-on-Windows frontier.

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Getting Started

So, a few months have passed, and you’ve realized that, wow, you’re not dreaming, and it wasn’t an April Fool’s Joke, but in fact that Ubuntu-on-...
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Configuring a Single Ubuntu Installation as a Dual-Boot Option and a VirtualBox Appliance under Windows 10

I often need to use Windows 10 and Ubuntu on the same machine within a single login session, so I run Ubuntu as a virtual machine in Oracle...
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Learn how to encrypt your flash drives with two simple tools and these easy steps from Jack Wallen.

Easily Encrypt your Flash Drives with Linux

If you travel with sensitive data, you know there are always risks that your information could be lost or stolen. Depending on the nature of your...
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Ring
Ring is a full-featured, open source communication system that you need to know about.

Why and How to Use Ring Instead of Skype on Linux

I'm fed up with the word "alternative." There, I said it. When you use alternative to refer to an open source application, you are sure to get on my...
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10 Essential Skills for Novice, Junior and Senior SysAdmins

As the world evolves for systems administrators, “Linux is exploding with new ideas and it's a little scary …,” as commenter Mike Tarkowski put it...
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Dustin Kirkland
Canonical developer Dustin Kirkland is a space cowboy on the great Ubuntu-on-Windows frontier.

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! An Intro From Canonical's Dustin Kirkland

Hi there!  My name is Dustin Kirkland, a Linux user for nearly 20 years, and an open source developer for almost as long.  I worked on Linux at IBM...
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LFCE Prep Course: LANs, WANs, VLANs and Bridges (Part 3)

Start exploring Linux Networking and Administration by downloading the free sample chapter today. Download Now   In this third installment of our...
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Chrooting Apache 2.4 with mod_unixd on Debian 8 (Jessie)

This guide explains how to set up mod_unixd with Apache on a Debian 8 system. With mod_unixd, you can run Apache in a secure chroot environment (...
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How to Use ‘find’ Command to Search for Multiple Filenames (Extensions) in Linux

Many times, we are locked in a situation where we have to search for multiple files with different extensions, this has probably happened to several...
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How to Install Linux Mint 18 Alongside Windows 10 or 8 in Dual-Boot UEFI Mode

Linux Mint 18 has been released in wild by the Linux Mint project developer team as a new long term support edition which will receive support and...
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